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News & Events 2017-12-05T00:43:09+00:00

Five LGN Attorneys named among “Top 100 Attorneys” and “Top 50 Women Super Lawyers”.

A special congratulations to LGN partners Charles NauenYvonne Flaherty, and Heidi Silton, who were each named among Minnesota’s Top 100 Attorneys by Super Lawyers. This is the fifth year in a row that Charles Nauen has been named as a Top 100 Minnesota Super Lawyer and the second year in a row for Yvonne Flaherty.

LGN partners Susan Ellingstad, Yvonne Flaherty, […]

Jul 7, 2017|

Craig Davis recognized by MSBA Antitrust Section

LGN attorney Craig Davis was recognized by the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Antitrust Section as the Section’s outgoing Chairperson. Immediate Past Chairperson Dan Hedlund presented Craig with a plaque of recognition for his leadership and service to the Antitrust Section at the Section’s annual meeting on May 11, 2017.

The list of these lawyers was printed in a full page […]

May 30, 2017|

Elizabeth Odette, Rachel Kitze Collins, Kate Baxter-Kauf, and Kristen Marttila named North Star Lawyers

The Minnesota State Bar Association recognizes members who provide 50 hours or more of pro bono legal services per year as North Star Lawyers.

The Minnesota State Bar Association has recognized LGN attorneys Elizabeth OdetteRachel Kitze CollinsKate Baxter-Kauf, and Kristen Marttila as North Star Lawyers.

Elizabeth Odette worked with the Children’s Law Center representing youth in foster care. […]

May 24, 2017|

Elizabeth Odette elected co-chair of Federal Bar Association, Minnesota Chapter, Practice Group Committee

On May 17, 2017, Elizabeth Odette was elected by the members of the Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association to serve as a co-chair of the Mass Tort, Multi-District Litigation, and Class Action Practice Group Committee for a one year term beginning August 1, 2017. She will continue to also serve as a member of the MN FBA Diversity […]

May 22, 2017|

Brian Clark speaks at Sedona Conference Working Group panel

LGN attorney Brian Clark joined Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck (S.D.N.Y.) and others on a panel at the Sedona Conference Working Group 1’s meeting in Minneapolis May 4-5, 2017. The panel’s topic was “Examining Amended Rule 34,” which the panel members are also drafting a primer for publication.

The 2015 amendments included several changes to Fed. R. Civ. P. 34 concerning […]

May 18, 2017|

Rick Linsk chairs CLE event featuring journalists and lawyers

LGN attorney Rick Linsk helped organize and moderated a CLE event, “Approaching the Bar – Journalists and Lawyers Face Off,” held May 18, 2017 at Kieran’s Irish Pub in Minneapolis. The event, presented by the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Civil Litigation Section and co-sponsored by the section and the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (“SPJ”), featured a […]

May 18, 2017|

LGN Attorneys elected to MSBA Antitrust Section

The Antitrust Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association elected Anna Horning Nygren to join its governing Antitrust Council last week.

The Antitrust Section also elected Heidi Silton as an emeritus council member. Emeritus members must be “council members who have served a distinguished term on the Council, including serving as a chairperson and completing their term(s) as Immediate Past Chairperson.” […]

May 16, 2017|

LGN attorneys speak to Minnesota Police Chiefs at state association’s annual Executive Training Institute and Law Enforcement Expo

Partners Charlie Nauen and Rebecca Kanninen spoke to attendees at the MCPA Awards Banquet and President’s Welcome Breakfast respectively. Additionally, LGN’s David Zoll and Ann Lenczewski gave a presentation to the police chiefs and other representatives of local governments and agencies in attendance entitled – Legislation, Litigation, and Local Governments: Protecting Your Interests.

LGN’s attorney’s and government relations professionals have over three decades […]

May 4, 2017|

LGN employees raise $6,500 LGN employees raise $6,500 for Neighborhood House food drive.

Lockridge Grindal Nauen was the top business contributor to support the Neighborhood House food drive by raising over $6,500 this year. Neighborhood House, a non-profit organization in Saint Paul, collected over 160,000 pounds/dollars in donations and matching funds as a result of a month-long food drive. LGN employees have a long tradition of supporting this organization.

Neighborhood House helps […]

Apr 26, 2017|

LGN supports MWL clothing drive

LGN attorneys and staff were proud to again donate clothing, jewelry, handbags, shoes, and cosmetics to the Minnesota Women Lawyers (MWL) Clothing Drive in support of the Tubman Center and Dress for Success, which will provide them to low-income women seeking jobs.

Dress for Success empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the […]

Apr 24, 2017|

Anna Horning Nygren and Kristen Marttila contribute to the American Bar Association’s Eighth edition of Antitrust Law Developments

LGN partner Anna Horning Nygren and attorney Kristen Marttila served as contributing writers to the American Bar Association’s Eighth edition of Antitrust Law Developments, published in early 2017. The 2-volume book provides a comprehensive overview of judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in U.S. antitrust law through 2016.

Apr 17, 2017|

David Zoll to serve on the Minnesota Environmental Quality Board’s Environmental Review Advisory Panel

LGN Partner David Zoll has been selected to serve on the Minnesota Environmental Quality Board’s Environmental Review Advisory Panel. The 12-member panel was formed to assess Minnesota’s environmental review program, identify areas of concern, and propose changes to modernize the program.

David will bring has extensive experience representing governmental units, private industries, and non-profit organizations in environmental review matters, and […]

Mar 17, 2017|

Brian Clark joins board of Twin Cities Chapter of the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists

LGN attorney Brian Clark recently joined the Board of Directors for the Twin Cities Chapter of the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (“ACEDS”). ACEDS is the member organization for professionals in the private and public sectors who work in the field of e-discovery. ACEDS is building a community of e-discovery specialists for the exchange of ideas, guidance, training and […]

Mar 15, 2017|

Greg Myers elected to Board of Big Brothers Big Sister of Greater Twin Cities

LGN is proud to announce that partner Gregory J. Myers has been elected to the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities. Greg will serve a three-year term and sit on the organization’s Finance Committee. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally […]

Mar 7, 2017|

Governor Mark Dayton speaks to Charlie Nauen and Dave Zoll’s students at University of Minnesota Law School Advanced Environmental Law Seminar

The University of Minnesota Law School’s Advanced Environmental Law Seminar, taught by LGN partners Charles Nauen and David Zoll, met with Governor Mark Dayton this week to discuss the State’s environmental policies. The seminar explores significant regulatory and policy issues relating to natural resources, energy law, environmental review, and regional planning. Charlie Nauen and David Zoll represent individuals, governmental units, and […]

Feb 24, 2017|

LGN hosts discussion on future of environmental and energy regulation under the Trump administration

More than fifty attorneys and law students attended an LGN-hosted seminar last week on the future of environmental and energy regulation under the Trump administration.

LGN attorney David Zoll introduced the panel of experts who offered their insight regarding potential legislative and regulatory changes with respect to energy development, climate change, and other environmental issues.

The Environmental, Energy, and Natural […]

Jan 24, 2017|

LGN hosts Minnesota Chapter of the American Constitution Society for a panel discussion on the “Gavel Gap” and increasing judicial diversity in Minnesota.

LGN hosted the Minnesota Chapter of the American Constitution Society (ACS) on January 18th for a discussion on the importance of judicial diversity in our justice system. The discussion featured Minnesota Court of Appeals Judge Peter Reyes, Ramsey County District Court Judge Nicole Starr, Hennepin County District Court Judge Tanya Bransford, as well as Lidya Makonnen and Cumah Blake, from […]

Jan 24, 2017|